Amana Church Society

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Denominational Profile

Notes

The Amana Church Society (Church of True Inspiration) was founded in 1714 by Eberhard Ludwig Gruber and John Friedrich Rock.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1925 - 7 1,534
1929 - 7 1,385
1935 - 7 874
1936 - 7 847
1937 - 7 806
1942 - 7 895
1944 - 7 880
1947 - 7 786
1950 28 7 850
1951 - 7 829
1952 - 7 817
1953 0 7 819
1954 0 7 835
1955 0 7 814
1956 0 7 817
1957 0 7 807
1958 22 7 790
1959 20 7 780
1960 25 7 761
1961 - 7 762
1962 - 7 754
1963 24 7 741
1964 - 7 755
1965 - 7 748
1966 - 7 761
1967 0 7 737
1968 - 7 730
1970 0 7 735
1984 16 4 1,100
1985 14 7 1,150
1986 14 4 890
1987 13 7 810
1989 - 1 450
1990 - 1 450

Data were taken from the National Council of Churches' Historic Archive CD and recent editions of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. Denomination descriptions provided by Dr. J. Gordon Melton, Director, Institute for the Study of American Religion (ISAR). [More information on data sources]